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8. The Web and MDS > 89. Browse WML from Your Desktop

Browse WML from Your Desktop

There are a couple options for viewing WML content from a non-handheld device (that is, your computer).

Once you’ve decided to take the plunge and create a handheld-only version of your site in the Wireless Markup Language (WML) format, you will quickly realize you’ve taken for granted the comforts of web development on your desktop computer. First of all, you can’t view the source of a page on the BlackBerry Browser. View source is a very useful feature of modern desktop browsers that, as of yet, cannot be done on a BlackBerry. Equally as bad is when you are testing a change you made on your site and then refresh the page on your handheld to see the results—it takes ages to retrieve the document across the cellular data network compared to the same routine on your desktop. I won’t even go into the convenience that the Web Developer Firefox ....


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